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posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 08:19 PM
So, early this morning at about 4:45 i was just about at work, and i came up behind a truck that i noticed was spraying something out of the bed. I ride a motorcycle so i didnt really want to be behind this truck spraying random stuff so i road off to the side of him out of the cloud. I followed him and he turned into the road my work is on and he got to a place he needed to turn around. i kinda cornered him in and pulled my bike up next to him and asked what exactly he was spraying. He instantly got all offended and responded "It's to keep mosquitoes away so YOU dont DIE from west nile virus!" then he pulled away.

crazy stuff, wonder what i was breathing in on my motorcycle and every day at work.

BTW this was on Camp Pendleton, CA. I know military was used as test subjects in the past so who knows.

I took video but it was really dark, so its pretty much just audio.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 08:23 PM
It is birth control spray for mosquitoes. As to the danger to our health I dont know,but it has been being done all across the country for years. At least in mosquito prone areas.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 08:24 PM
reply to post by iSHRED

It's funny you mention this, my grandpa said there was a huge tanker that drove down our road this morning spraying. I live in the middle of nowhere so that's unusual, and we've never had a mosquito truck here before. odd indeed. Hopefully they're not spraying anything too radical.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 08:29 PM
The mosquitos get so bad down there that you guys need trucks with repellent to destroy them?

They must swarm like effin crazy down there?!

Can't even imagine.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 08:30 PM

Originally posted by bourbon2nite
It is birth control spray for mosquitoes. As to the danger to our health I dont know,but it has been being done all across the country for years. At least in mosquito prone areas.

Buh. I wonder what the studies said about how these chems affect OUR reproductive systems, if there even were studies that is...

Edit: get ready for the super chem-trail de-bunkers. 5$ says they'll get all upity in this thread simply because you title looks similar to "chem-trail"
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posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 08:32 PM
reply to post by iSHRED

They did it in 2009, why not now?

A Camp Pendleton official said Tuesday that the Marine Corps will do what it can to prevent another swarm of salt marsh mosquitoes like the one that descended on the area in the first week of August. Read more:


Apparently this is common at Pendleton.

The base does general mosquito control throughout the summer, treating pools of standing water and lakes with larvicide. Read more:

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posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 08:33 PM
Spraying for insects is pretty common & not particularly secret - here's a PDF outlining the State of California's programme for mosquito control - it includes information on the products used - pesticides, growth inhibitors, surfae films, and bacteriological controls, and links to at least some sites that have detailed information on them.

And the California west nile control programme website

This PDF appears to be the contract for provision of mosquito control services to Quantico - signed in 2009 - I'd presume there would be a similar document for services at Pendelton sicne the organisation providing them is the "Quantico & Pendltton Housing LLC"

Edit - I guess it would also be a good idea to know what it is that West Nile Virus is - so here's the wiki page - - it looks pretty nasty - with a mortality rate of 5-10% among seriously affected people - or about 1% of total infections (including not-so-serious ones) in the USA

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posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 08:53 PM
I'd say that is exactly what they say it is and who should be surprised? California's governor all but worked as a cheerleader for the spraying of Malathion in California in the past. Sounds like Moonbeam is going back to the tried and true and heck with the human beings. They can just tell everyone it's harmless like they did when the helicopters sprayed the whole L.A. area...over and over again...many years ago. Who knows what damage that spraying may have done to all of us living under it when it happened before. Now they're back at it. Neat.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 08:58 PM
reply to post by Wrabbit2000

Who knows what damage they have done?

Possibly anyone who has studied public health records since?? Have you tried to see if there is any such? Or lobbied to have them done?

Or are you going to work on the presumption that you should be angry because there might be something come of it even though you don't know what it is?

How about doing some research on the counter-factual - what would be the effects of not controlling mosquitos? There seems to be plenty of info on the effects of West Nile from around the world - perhaps you could research that and see what it looks like?

In any case I am sure you agree that it would be better to discover actual evidence rather than working on supposition and fear.
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posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 10:10 PM
reply to post by Aloysius the Gaul

They spray like crazy in the Central Valley to kill mosquitoes because of West Nile Virus. There are always health risks with pesticides. They usually make public announcements about when and where they're gonna be spraying, though. A couple of years ago, they were spraying the s--- out of our city. It was really ridiculous considering the low incidents of West Nile Virus that occur, although a superior court judge in my area that I'm acquainted with became so ill with the Virus about three years ago that he said he was afraid he was gonna die.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 10:16 PM
Hey, I give the OP credit for taking the time to make contact with the driver of the truck to ask him what he was spraying. More people should do that.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 10:18 PM
Every year in the summer in Michigan where I grew up we would get those trucks coming around spraying. That was back in the late 70's early 80's. This is nothing new.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 10:31 PM
I was in L.A. during the Malathion and had a friend who'd kept bees for 50 years. The first round killed about 1/2 of them but they recovered and went on. The next year killed almost all of them and he gave up on the bees. BUT it apparently controlled the white flies.

West Nile is serious, though, and I've seen it first hand and even so I'm against spraying 'safe' substances to control it.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 11:20 PM
during the day i've seen little 2 man helicopters spraying stuff from very low altitude. like contracted choppers not military

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 11:24 PM
reply to post by iSHRED

They are probably doing the aerial spraying for the mosquitoes, too, in addition to the spraying done by the trucks. That's the way the Mosquito Abatement crew does it here in the Central Valley, too.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 11:39 PM
reply to post by AzureSky

I grew up in Annapolis MD and this is a usual thing. I believe its DEET ( don't quote me) It smells horrible but if it is not done, every one in that area is most likely going to be covered in mosquats. This is usually done in wetland areas............ And yes...... it is horrible for your health.

posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 11:59 PM
reply to post by luxordelphi

I lived in the San Fernando Valley 1970's through 1980's and remember the daily helicopters spraying visible clouds of malathion quite well.

We had large vegetable gardens for years. We planted, we watered nightly, we canned for days and in between we pulled weeds and delt with various pests from aphids to tobacco worms to gophers. During the same times the malathion was used I clearly remember a noticeable lack of garden pests during the spraying.

I can attest that I remember the spraying quantifiably affecting more than just the mosquitoes as I remember the State education program clearly lead the residents to believe. ( This is a 30 year old memory, I believe everything I've said to be accurate but would not hold it against anyone correcting the details.0

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posted on Jul, 27 2011 @ 10:05 AM
Yeah, they have been doing this for decades. They use planes sometimes, creating a literal "chem-trail"

posted on Jul, 27 2011 @ 10:11 AM
I grew up in Louisiana and remember trucks coming down our street and spraying for skeeters.

Anyway, I also remember the local nightly news always warning when the next spray was, and telling people to stay inside and get pets inside around that time.

Now, they just spray, no warnings

posted on Jul, 27 2011 @ 10:56 AM
I can remember a few years when Winnipeg banned the malathion spraying due to health concerns. The bloodsuckers were soo bad you were covered in them while riding your bike!!! You had to put on soo much bug spray to go into you're yard that most people just gave up on they're yards for the summer. It was terrible.

The city now sprays by trucks, heli's, and planes and the bloodsucker levels have been tollerable for years now. You just have to pay attention to when you're neighborhood is being sprayed and be sure to have windows and outside airsources sealed up. I don't really like it, but I've experienced what a uncontrolled mosquito population is like and its intolerable.
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